9781557986054

Fear of Intimacy

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  • ISBN13:

    9781557986054

  • ISBN10:

    1557986053

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-11-01
  • Publisher: AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

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Summary

Glendon Association, Santa Barbara, CA. Shows how therapists can help couples identify and overcome the messages of the internal 'voice' that foster distortions of the self and loved ones. Related issues such as interpersonal ethics and the role of sterotyping are also discussed.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Preface ix
Introduction 3(8)
I. Foundations 11(110)
The Challenge of Intimate Relationships
13(20)
Why Relationships Fail
33(20)
An Ethical Perspective: Human Rights Issues in Personal Relationships
53(24)
The Ideal Couple Relationship
77(22)
Characteristics of the Ideal Family
99(22)
II. Psychodynamics of Relationships 121(104)
Inwardness: Self-Protective Patterns That Restrict Emotional Transactions Between Partners
123(20)
Remedial Procedures: Experiences That Affect Inward Patterns in the Couple and Family
143(20)
The Fantasy Bond in Couple Relationships
163(18)
Withholding in Couple and Family Relationships
181(12)
Men
193(14)
Women
207(18)
III. Countering the Inner Voice: Methods and Theory 225(90)
Voices Affecting Intimacy
227(18)
The Therapeutic Process in Couples Therapy
245(26)
A Pilot Study Applying Voice Therapy With Four Couples: Clinical Material From a Series of Specialized Group Discussions
271(30)
Transference, the Therapeutic Alliance, and Love
301(14)
References 315(26)
Author Index 341(6)
Subject Index 347(10)
About the Authors 357

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